Taylor acknowledged he viewed the Bills’ decision to bench him as a sign of the team losing confidence in him. Backup EJ Manuel isn’t expected to be re-signed. Buffalo’s only other quarterback on the roster is rookie fourth-round pick Cardale Jones. ROSTER TURNVOVER: The Bills have 24 players eligible to become free agents this offseason. It’s a group that includes starting cornerback Stephon Gilmore , linebackers Lorenzo Alexander and Zach Brown and receiver Robert Woods . Even before Ryan’s dismissal, the team’s offseason needs were receiver and safety to replace Aaron Williams , whose future is uncertain because of a season-ending neck injury sustained in a 28-25 loss at Miami on Oct. 23. ON THE RUN: The defense’s largest letdown was an inability to stop the run. his comment is hereBuffalo allowed opposing running backs to top 200 yards three times this season – including Miami’s Jay Ajayi twice (214 and 206). They also gave up a franchise-worst 236 yards rushing to Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell.
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